Target Audience: People interested in learning more about how to propagate and grow native plants.
Description: Come learn how to propagate native plants. Online you will learn propagation basics, about seeds, cuttings, materials, data collection, and resources. For the in-person class, you’ll learn to set up tools and supplies, & BMPs. You’ll have the opportunity to try different methods of propagation.
Schedule & Locale
November 28, 29 & 30, 6 – 7:30 pm by zoom
December 3, 11:30 am – 3 pm live in person at SacValley CNPS Nursery and Gardens 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, 95670.
Schedule subject to change.
Location: The first three sessions will be on Zoom. Participants will be sent a link. Participants will want to be sure they are in a location with high-speed internet, can see system requirements here. The final session will be in person.
Materials & Requirements
Materials Required: Please bring a notebook and pen/pencil, gloves, water, and appropriate outdoor clothing for the weather.
Materials Provided: CNPS will provide a list of references and links to online resources.
About the Instructor
Renee Murphy is an Environmental Scientist for Intrinsyx Environmental. Renee has a Master’s in Plant Science / Agriculture from Cal Poly Pomona and a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Southern California.
As a native plant educator, she shares her passion for native plant restoration through lectures and workshops in the community. Formerly the Sales Director of a native plant nursery, Renee has collaborated with restoration efforts in the Salton Sea area growing native trees conditioned with salinity and endophytes to improve their survival rate in this challenging environment. As a scientist with Intrinsyx Environmental, Renee incorporates her native plant knowledge and agronomic background working to restore degraded and contaminated sites using phytotechnology.
As a speaker, Renee has presented to Sustainable Silicon Valley and is currently a panelist speaker for the International Water Holdings Corporation Conferences across the Southwest. Renee has presented to the NASA Sustainability Team at NASA Ames and internationally, in Cape Town, South Africa at NICOLAs annual Conference for “Resiliency, Nature & Climate Solutions: Striving for Sustainable Land Management.